Some 7 million borrowers will be hit this fall with new costs of 6.8%, though some lawmakers are still pushing to delay any increase for an additional year.
Transport companies are unhappy about the Obama administration's mandated breaks and limits on hours worked.
Much higher rates for this group could be the impact of the insurance overhaul's aim to cover the chronically ill.
The woman who filed the lawsuit that gutted the Defense of Marriage Act finally has her marriage recognized and her spouse's estate restored.
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Citing what it says are fictitious damages, the oil giant is battling the very terms it had agreed to.
A new study says Asia-Pacific nations are ramping up their defense industries and will outspend America and Europe by the end of the decade.
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